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Beyond Baseball: Experiences You'll Love in Cooperstown

By: Otesaga Resort Hotel / 01 Jun 2020
Beyond Baseball: Experiences You'll Love in Cooperstown

Cooperstown...the home of baseball legends. While fans flock every year to connect with their favorite teams and Hall of Famers, there's more to do in America's Most Perfect Village beyond baseball. While you're thinking about your summer getaway plans, here are some great ways to experience all that Cooperstown has to offer!

Give it Your Best Shot While Cooperstown is a pinnacle for baseball fans, golfers also have a perfect excuse to visit. The award-winning Leatherstocking Golf Course offers 18 challenging holes with some of the best views of Otsego Lake. Discover for yourself why Golfweek Magazine named Leatherstocking one of the Top Golf Courses to Play in New York!

Shop ‘Til You Drop A stroll down Main Street in Cooperstown gives visitors a quaint, hometown feel while also delivering a variety of options for finding unique gifts and tasty treats. While there's plenty of baseball memorabilia to be found, you'll also find boutique shops featuring everything from clothing, toys and games, sweets, ice cream, and more.

Get Outside A few miles outside of the village, Glimmerglass State Park offers visitors fresh air and outdoor adventures, whether you're hiking their wooded trails, going for a stroll along the shore, or swimming and kayaking in Otsego Lake. Situated at the northernmost part of the lake, the park is also home to Hyde Hall, a historic neoclassical mansion and National Historic Landmark, as well as the Hyde Hall Covered Bridge. If you're looking for a peaceful spot, a walk from The Otesaga to Council Rock Park is a perfect way to relax and enjoy the picturesque landscape of Cooperstown. For more ideas on great hikes and bikes in Cooperstown, check out Otsego Outdoors.

Cheers to a Great Getaway The Cooperstown area is home to several craft beverage producers, including Brewery Ommegang, Pail Shop Vineyards, Cooperstown Distillery, Fly Creek Cider Mill, and more. Visiting the stops along the Cooperstown Beverage Trail, you'll taste award-winning brews, spirits, ciders, and wines and find your new favorite drink!

Of course, a trip to Cooperstown isn't complete without a stay at our upstate New York hotel. The Otesaga's serene lake views and gracious hospitality offer the perfect place for a restful getaway. If relaxing poolside or with a drink on the veranda sounds ideal, contact us today and start planning your itinerary.

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